Scripting 9.2. Old functions

The Praat scripting language improves and changes, but old scripts should continue to work correctly. Here are some examples of what you can see in old scripts, and what they mean:

The meaning of

echo Hello, my name is 'name$' and I am 'age' years old.

is

writeInfoLine: "Hello, my name is ", name$, " and I am ", age, " years old."

The meaning of

Draw... 0 0 0 0 yes Curve

is

Draw: 0, 0, 0, 0, "yes", "Curve"

The meaning of

Read from file... 'fileName$'

is

Read from file: fileName$

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